NYRWA 35th Annual Technical Conference April 14-17, 2014 Turning Stone Resort/Conference Center, Verona, NY
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 1-2 PM ET
EPA will be hosting its second of four Water and Energy Nexus in Disasters webinars on April 2, 2014. The webinar will feature two speakers from electric utilities and one speaker from a water utility who will share their experiences and recommendations for increasing coordination and communication between the two types of utilities. They will also share their lessons learned from significant storm events that impacted their utilities, including Superstorm Sandy.
The staff here at the NYRWA would like to extend our congratulations to Susan Thew from the Clinton County Health Department who will be retiring on Friday March 14, 2014. Susan has worked for the health department for 26 years. We appreciate her dedicated service to the water systems, as well as her continued support of the NYRWA.
All of us here wish Susan a very happy and healthy retirement. Best Wishes Susan !
Community Needs Survey Reminder: Input Still Needed from Local Governments
Want to learn more about Community Engineering Corps and how you can ake a difference by partnering with communities in the United States? Join the webinar.
Introduction to the Community Engineering Corps – Webinar
Phone Number: 215-383-1020 Access Code: 631-105-713 Audio PIN: Shown after joining training
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently published the findings of a survey to better understand the occurrence of methane in groundwater across south-central New York. This region is across the border from northeastern Pennsylvania where extensive shale-gas resource development has occurred. This study, which can be accessed on the web, found that methane in groundwater is common across the region.
The CUPSS Team is pleased to announce the Spring 2014 CUPSS Asset Management Training Series! This interactive training involves live demos, Q&A, and troubleshooting, as well as online self-paced training modules.
On March 4, 2014 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST, EPA’s green infrastructure program will host a webcaston implementing green infrastructure under enforcement orders, which will highlight two communities which have successfully integrated green infrastructure into EPA enforcement agreements to meet regulatory requirements, better manage combined sewer overflows and stormwater runoff, and meet other community goals.
Out of sight of most New Yorkers is a sprawling underground labyrinth of about 7,500 miles of sewers, part of the city’s vast and, in many cases, aging subterranean infrastructure. Besides old age, the sewers, which are essential to the health of the city, are under assault from a nemesis above ground: grease.